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Mike Petchenik

WSB-TV

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Mike:

State rep. creates whistleblower email for coronavirus, school concerns

Rep. Beth Moore (D - Peachtree Corners) said her email has blown up since yesterday. → Read More

Thieves using pandemic to take advantage of people working from home, police say

As more people work from home during the pandemic, police and cybersecurity experts say thieves are taking advantage. In Roswell, police told Channel 2′s Mike Petchenik they’re investigating two separate thefts totaling more than $30,000. “We don’t usually see this type of incident,” said department spokesman Sean Thompson. In both cases, Thompson said someone contacted the victims claiming to… → Read More

Fulton Superintendent explains plan to phase in face-to-face learning after Labor Day

Fulton County’s School Superintendent has proposed a plan to bring children back to the classroom, but only if he believes conditions are safe. → Read More

Man climbs roof to peep into Roswell family’s home

The homeowner, saw the man on his home surveillance system. → Read More

Officials investigating deaths of more than two dozen Canada Geese at apartment complex

Neighbors at the Estates at Johns Creek complex reached out to Channel 2′s Mike Petchenik with concerns after finding the dead birds. → Read More

Fulton superintendent says students who do remote learning can’t do extracurricular activities

That includes fall sports, such as football, and participation in the marching band. → Read More

Group of Fulton parents, students and teachers demanding masks be made mandatory

Fulton County’s School Superintendent said Tuesday he’s not yet prepared to decide whether to start the year off with virtual remote school or to mandate masks in the classroom should kids go back to class. → Read More

Fulton school bus drivers required, students strongly encouraged to wear masks

Back to school is an issue that’s front and center for parents throughout north Georgia. One of the big issues is safety on school buses. → Read More

Atlanta Public School to vote today on starting year with all digital learning

Atlanta Public School leaders will vote Monday on whether to start this year off with digital learning. → Read More

Demonstrators march at Stone Mountain demanding removal of Confederate carving

Demonstrators marched at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia Saturday demanding the removal of the Confederate memorials there. → Read More

Demonstrators march at Stone Mountain demanding removal of Confederate carving

Demonstrators marched at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia Saturday demanding the removal of the Confederate memorials there. → Read More

Demonstrators march at Stone Mountain demanding removal of Confederate carving

Demonstrators marched at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia Saturday demanding the removal of the Confederate memorials there. → Read More

Demonstrators march on Stone Mountain to demand removal of Confederate carving

The carving has been a lightning rod for controversy for years. → Read More

Fulton County superintendent lays out what returning to school in August may look like

The Fulton County School Board has approved initial plans for a return to school in August. → Read More

GBI to reopen investigation into 2018 death of Tamla Horsford

The mother of 5's death at an "adult slumber party" was initially ruled accidental, but family and friends have always disputed the results. → Read More

Petition demands police reopen investigation into death of Forsyth County mother

Horsford was found dead after an “adult slumber party” at a North Forsyth County home, and investigators concluded she accidentally fell off a deck to her death. But her friends and family have always disputed the results. → Read More

With warmer weather upon us, many HOAs refusing to open pools over COVID-19 concerns

Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik spoke with a top health official in Fulton County about their pool inspections and advice for pool owners. → Read More

Woman says she was wrongfully jailed over kidney ailment

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia woman is considering legal action after she said she was wrongfully jailed because of a medical condition. Elena Byvalkvich said she was serving probation for a previous DUI arrest, and as part of that probation, she had to submit to periodic urine tests to ensure she was staying clean, WSB-TVreported. “They wanted to do a program or one year of jail,” she told… → Read More

Woman says she was wrongfully jailed over kidney ailment

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia woman is considering legal action after she said she was wrongfully jailed because of a medical condition. Elena Byvalkvich said she was serving probation for a previous DUI arrest, and as part of that probation, she had to submit to periodic urine tests to ensure she was staying clean, WSB-TV reported. “They wanted to do a program or one year of jail,” she told… → Read More

Woman says she was wrongfully jailed over kidney ailment

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A Georgia woman is considering legal action after she said she was wrongfully jailed because of a medical condition. Elena Byvalkvich said she was serving probation for a previous DUI arrest, and as part of that probation, she had to submit to periodic urine tests to ensure she was staying clean, WSB-TV reported. “They wanted to do a program or one year of jail,” she told… → Read More